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A little Thanksgiving poetry as times they are a changin’

Twas the day ‘fore Thanksgiving And all through the house Stink was ticking acutely Like a video game mouse His mother was worried It seemed too much to bear With housecleaning and shopping (Let’s not talk of her hair!) It… Continue Reading

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52 Weeks of TS: Week 22

EDITOR’S NOTE: Every Tuesday, noted Tourette Syndrome advocate Troye Evers shares his “52 Weeks of TS” blog journal with the TSParentsOnline community. In cased you missed any of the first 21 weeks, you can read them here. For more information about… Continue Reading

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TS Awareness Month: “Mockingbird,” a poem by my daughter

For TS Awareness Month this year, instead of sharing TS facts, I have posted a video, blog post or poem showing the effects on NON AWARENESS on my Facebook page. Today, I chose to share a poem by my daughter Ally… Continue Reading

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‘Twas the night before TicMas…

…And all through the house My Stinker was squeaking A bit like a mouse It wasn’t too bad, but it did make me pause That I’d sure like a gift from dear old Santa Clause One for myself cause’ I’m… Continue Reading

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Poetry: “Tourettes In Slow Motion”

Wishing to be invisible, I freeze as I sit. Freeze into a place, a place I don’t fit. I tense, I try to fight this urge, Like fighting against a power surge. The build up so great, nothing can stop,… Continue Reading

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Poetry: “Mocking Bird”

This is a poem my daughter wrote back when she was 10 in 5th grade. It was written at a time when she was facing a lot of bullying, mainly from the principal at her school. The ending lines talks… Continue Reading

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Poetry provides a much-needed break

I am knee-deep in tic writing, and sometimes I just need a break. Before my mammoth adventure into book writing, I had started a collection of poems — “just because” poems based on my kids and my zany family and… Continue Reading

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TS poetry

The ramble of sounds and squeaks that you need to make Before you get to what you actually want to say Are like decorations over your thoughts Falling in between the words SHARE THIS POST

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Conditional Corner: A collection of fiction, poetry and artwork about OCD

Conditional Corner is a series that runs Fridays on TSParentsOnline. All stories, including this excerpt from a compilation called Check Mates, were originally published at Conditional Publications. Check Mates is an original collection of fiction and poetry written about Obsessive-Compulsive… Continue Reading

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Poetry: “As I Began To Love Myself”

“As I Began to Love Myself” – Self-Love Poem by Charlie Chaplin As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know,… Continue Reading